| Nov 26, 2013
| 12:26 PM
Local Armenian leaders urged President Obama on the same day of his arrival at DreamWorks Animation in Glendale to recognize the Armenian genocide and the refugee orphans who spent 10 months hand-knotting a tapestry to thank the United States for its...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 5:36 PM
A California lottery winner in Glendale landed a trifecta Friday in a horse-racing-themed game and earned nearly $830,000, which is the first victory on that game in six months.
The winning Daily Derby ticket, which hasn’t been claimed, was...
| Sep 8, 2013
| 7:22 PM
SACRAMENTO — People who do business at California's Capitol witness a lot of odd events outside the building's main entrances.
Even so, some were jarred to see a handful of stained, lumpy mattresses covering the north steps.
The bedding was a...
| Sep 8, 2013
| 11:24 AM
News of a third adult-film actor testing positive for HIV is putting new pressure on both the industry and state lawmakers.
The HIV cases have added fuel to a push for a statewide mandate for condom use in adult films. L.A. County voters approved such a...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 6:37 AM
The leader of a group that backed a voter-approved mandate to use condoms in filming in Los Angeles County is likening the current industry method of testing performers to "Russian roulette."
The comments from Michael Weinstein, president of the AIDS ...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 6:03 PM
A Santa Monica developer that had planned to purchase a La Crescenta senior-assisted living facility and displace about 50 residents has pulled out of the deal.
“We were in talks with the [property owner]. Unfortunately, we’re no longer...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 4:30 PM
California Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Los Angeles) and and state Sen. Kevin de Leon (D-Los Angeles) say that they plan to introduce a film and TV production tax credit legislation in January, 2014, once the legislature returns from an interim recess....
| Oct 4, 2013
| 8:30 PM
In a move to pave the way for sweetening California's production tax credit program, a pair of legislative panels have scheduled an Oct. 9 oversight hearing on crafting a new bill.
Gov. Jerry Brown signed a two-year $200 million extension of the...
| Oct 5, 2013
| 2:59 PM
SACRAMENTO -- Gov. Jerry Brown on Saturday signed into law changes to Proposition 65, the state's landmark anti-toxins law, that aim to reduce lawsuits and fines for businesses.
The initiative, which voters approved in 1986, requires businesses to...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 7:46 AM
SACRAMENTO -- Gov. Jerry Brown has been using his veto pen sparingly this year, but when he does, it often draws harsh reactions from lawmakers who support the bills he rejects.
That was the case this week on a bill on bugs, albeit crop-damaging ones....
| Oct 9, 2013
| 4:31 PM
A group of entertainment industry executives and labor leaders called on state lawmakers to beef up California's film incentives -- or risk losing a homegrown industry to rivals. At a state committee hearing held at SAG-AFTRA headquarters in Los Angeles,...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 10:22 AM
Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law on Saturday a bill introduced by Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) to address the high number of hit-and-run offenses in California.
The legislation, AB 184, provides an additional tool to law enforcement...